Standard Road Signs diagram

299282
Date
1926
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Diagram of the designs for Florida's standardized road signs, dating to about 1926. These signs were based on a series of standarized designs approved in November 1925 by the American Association of State Highway Officials at a meeting in Detroit. The diamond design for marking Florida's state highw...
Type
text

Sheet Music, "Tamiami Trail" by Cliff Friend and Joseph Santly, 1926

299286
Date
1926
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Selected Documents
Description
Sheet music for the song "Tamiami Trail," music written by Joseph H. Santly and lyrics written by Cliff Friend. The song was written for voice and piano, and published in 1926 by Jerome H. Remick & Company.
Type
text

Florida Highway Map, 1921

299283
Date
1921
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Black and white map of Florida's highways as of 1921. The map differentiates between improved roads and roads of poor, fair, or good quality. The Panhandle region was either not included in this map or is missing. The map was included as an inset in Homer D. Grant, "The Traveler's Guide of Florida w...
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure with detailed map of the Florida Turnpike system, along with other major state and federal highways. Mileage charts and useful information about the Florida Turnpike's facilities are included.
Type
text

Citrus County, Florida, Booklet, ca. 1927

333801
Date
1927
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An information booklet about Citrus County with sections including general information; farming conditions; taxes; highways; waterways; Citrus County schools; Citrus County needs; hotels; a map of Citrus County; and sections dedicated to the histories and descriptions of Inverness, Crystal River, Ho...
Type
text

Turn-by-turn Directions from Bartow to Haines City, 1924

318841
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Turn by turn directions for driving from Bartow to Haines City in Polk County, Florida. State and U.S. highways were not yet marked at this time, hence the need for detailed instructions to motorists traveling along public roadways. Published on page 54 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads an...
Type
text

Blackout Order Issued by Governor Spessard Holland during World War II

333853
Date
1941
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Official blackout order outlining the steps that must be followed along Florida's coastline during World War II. The order was issued by Governor Spessard Holland and the commanding officer of Key West and distributed by the Civilian Defense Council of Palm Beach.
Type
text

Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

336076
Date
1845-03-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The Act establishing statehood for Iowa and Florida was approved on March 3, 1845, by the second session of the 28th Congress. At the end of this document is indicated "March 5th, 1845. A true copy from the roll in this department."
Type
text

The Florida Ship Canal Scandal (1941) - leaflet

297495
Date
1941-08-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet published by C. Lyman Spencer arguing against the Florida Ship Canal, which was at that time under consideration. Using maps and statistics, Spencer points out that a small number of canal proponents have been ramming through the measure without adequately addressing the potential risks for ...
Type
text

Advertisement for Keystone Heights by the local Chamber of Commerce

297291
Date
1933
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising the planned community of Olympia or Picture City in Martin County on Florida's Atlantic coast. The booklet describes the planned community, provides maps, and outlines the benefits of settling in the area. Olympia - Picture City was to be located on the Dixie Highway and the Flor...
Type
text

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

324358
Date
1920
Collection
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Description
Brochure highlighting the amenities at Mount Plymouth such as golf courses and tournaments, a country club, and fishing.
Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
Type
text

Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflet

297493
Date
1969-01-01
Collection
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Description
Leaflet describing the Cross Florida Barge Canal, likely published by the Canal Authority of Florida around 1969. The leaflet lists the Authority members.
Type
text

Lakeland Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City, ca. 1936

336136
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County to potential visitors. It describes recreational activities, accommodations, and civic organizations in town, and emphasizes Lakeland's favorable climate. The booklet may have been directed at members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of...
Type
text

Pamphlet by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce promoting Lake County

297290
Date
1932
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

National Guard Program for Governor Haydon Burns, Jan. 5, 1965

297444
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the Inauguration of Governor Haydon Burns, held January 5, 1965 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Advertisement for Miami, 1924

318845
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for Miami, the "Wonder City" located at the southern terminus of the Dixie Highway. Published on the rear cover of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
Type
text

St. Augustine Alligator Farm 3D brochure, ca. 1953

322476
Date
1953
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Tourist attraction brochure in anaglyph 3D.
Type
text

Tom Gaskins Cypress Kneeland - brochure, 1950s

324356
Date
1955
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for Tom Gaskins's Cypress Kneeland (later Cypress Knee Museum) in Palmdale, Florida.
Type
text

See beautiful Wakulla Springs near Tallahassee, Florida

324377
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure providing information about Wakulla Springs in Wakulla County and a map of the location in Florida
Type
text

Letter from Anne Marie Farence to Director of Florida's Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles concerning the selection of auto tag contest winner.

327601
Date
1985-09-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Anne Marie Farence to Leonard Mellon requesting that "you continue to use the name of the COUNTY on the new Florida automobile license plates." Also includes cutout of Farence's preferred new tag.
Type
text

Flier announcing meeting of the Ku Klux Klan near Tallahassee, 1956

212340
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring child's artwork

327584
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry featuring nine-year-old Genny Fry's artwork
Type
image

License plate contest featuring child's artwork

327586
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry featuring Gregg Garber's drawing of a Florida man on black background.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring eight different license plate emblems

327593
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Charles A. Hylick featuring eight different proposed emblems.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring orange blossom and mocking bird

327594
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate competition entry submitted by Brian Nielson. Features drawing of orange blossom and mocking bird.
Type
image

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